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Whitewood Beret and Mitts

Knitting
August 2014
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches in rev St st on larger needle; 12-st cable panel of Keyhole or Large Braid chart = 1 1/2" wide on larger needle.
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
411 yards (376 m)
Beret: 20" circumference at band, 23 3/4" circumference at widest point, 8" tall. Mitts: 6 1/2 (7 1/4)" circumference at palm and 5 3/4 (6 1/2)" long. Mitts shown measure 6 1/2" in circumference.

Designer Robin Melanson

Finished Size Beret: 20” circumference at band, 23 3/4” circumference at widest point, 8” tall. Mitts: 6 1/2 (7 1/4)” circumference at palm and 5 3/4 (6 1/2)” long. Mitts shown measure 6 1/2” in circumference.

Yarn Filatura di Crosa Zara Chiné (100% wool; 137 yd 125 m/1 3/4 oz 50 g): #821 gray, 3 balls. Yarn distributed by Tahki-Stacy Charles Inc.

Needles Rib—size 21/2 (3 mm): 16” circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Cabled section—size 5 (3.75 mm): 16” cir and set of dpn. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); cable needle (cn); tapestry needle; six 3/8” buttons for mitts; 25” length of 1 mm round covered elastic cord for beret.

Gauge 23 sts and 34 rnds = 4” in rev St st on larger needle; 12-st cable panel of Keyhole or Large Braid chart = 11/2” wide on larger needle.

The Whitewood Beret features alternating panels of purl-barred keyholes and thick braids, separated by reverse stockinette, while the coordinating Whitewood Mitts have a single panel of the purl-barred cable and smaller versions of the braids at the sides of the hands. Small buttons close the cuff at the outside of the wrist.